Famous Statues Quiz

Test your knowledge of these world famous statues. Use the locations as clues to help you out and look for the answers at the end of the gallery.
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1: Brazil

This statue of a religious figure stands high above a South American city.

2: Italy

This Michelangelo sculpture was completed in 1504 and now stands at the Accademia Gallery.

3: Japan

Located in the Japanese prefecture of Chiba, this statue is easily accessible from several train stations.

4: Virginia

This sculpture was inspired by a Pulitzer Prize-winning photo taken by AP photographer Joe Rosenthal. It honors all members of the U.S. Marine Corps who have died in defense of their country since 1775.

5: Nepal

Standing 143 feet tall, this statue is the largest one of this Hindu god.

6: Texas

This sculpture pays tribute to the cattle drives that took place along the Shawnee Trail.

7: New York City

This lady was given to the U.S. by France. She is a symbol of freedom.

8: Japan

This giant bronze statue stands 394 feet tall and weighs more than 4,000 tons.

9: France

Originally called "The Poet," this bronze and marble statue by Auguste Rodin depicts a man in meditation over a powerful internal struggle.

10: Egypt

With a lion body and a human head, this statue offers no obvious clues about who created it or what its purpose was.

11: Easter Island

There are 887 of these statues on their Polynesian home.

12: Thailand

This god resides in a Buddhist temple called Wat Pho.

Answers:

1: Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro

2: David in Florence, Italy

3: The Kamagaya Great Buddha in Kamagaya, Japan

4: Marine Corps War Memorial (also called the Iwo Jima Memorial) in Arlington, Virginia

5: Lord Shiva in Bhaktapur, Nepal

6: Pioneer Plaza in Dallas

7: Statue of Liberty in N.Y.C.

8: Ushiku Daibutsu in Ushiku, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan

9: The Thinker in Paris

10: The Great Sphinx of Giza in Egypt

11: Moai on Easter Island

12: Reclining Buddha in Bangkok